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Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978

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2.2: Correspondence with Museums, Galleries, and Art-Related Institutions, United States , 1950-1984

This subseries consists of the gallery's letters to representatives of museums, dealers, independent schools, universities, colleges, and non-for-profit institutions. Subjects discussed are market valuations and appraisals; acquisitions and sales; and loans of artwork for exhibitions.
Correspondence also includes memoranda, consignment agreements, loan forms, shipping and receipt of objects forms, lists of artwork with valuations and sale prices, insurance claim forms, ledger pages with sale prices of artwork, guest lists, press releases, printed material, clippings, exhibition announcements, invitations, and photographs of artwork.
Viviano maintained an ongoing correspondence with numerous public and university museums, galleries, and arts organizations in the United States. Of particular note, the correspondence with the Museum of Modern Art's (New York) Department of Circulating Exhibitions and Junior Council provides a rich source of information on acquisitions and sales from the 1950's through 1960's. Also found is correspondence pertaining to Catherine Viviano's involvement in professional associations.
Files are arranged alphabetically, by institution, and the materials within the folders are in chronological order.
Description Container Select
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, 1955
6
54
Alan Gallery, 1954-1963
6
55
Albany Institute of Art, 1965
6
56
Albright Art Gallery, The Buffalo Arts Academy, 1952-1961
3 Folders
6
57-59
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, undated, 1962-1970
4 Folders
6
60-63
Allan Frumkin Gallery, 1952-1976
6
64
The Alpha Gallery, 1968-1969, undated
6
65
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1954-1970, undated
3 Folders
6
66-68
American Center for Students and Artists, 1968
6
69
American Federation of Arts, undated, 1950-1977
8 Folders
6
70-77
American Friends of the Hebrew University, 1957-1964
6
78
American Society for Technion, circa 1969
6
79
American University, undated, 1956-1957
6
80
Archives of American Art, 1960-1969
2 Folders
6
81-82
Arizona Art Foundation, 1955-1956
6
83
Arkansas Arts Center, 1969-1970
6
84
Art Dealers Association, undated, 1961-1969
9 Folders
6
85-93
Art Association of Indianapolis, The John Herron Art Institute, 1950-1951
7
1
Art in America , undated, 1960-1961
7
2
Art Institute of Chicago, undated, 1950-1968
4 Folders
7
3-6
Art News, undated, 1950-1968
7
7
Art Theft Archive, undated, 1977
7
8
Arts Club of Chicago, 1951-1961
3 Folders
7
9-11
Artist-Tenants Association, 1964
7
12
Artists Equity Association, 1954-1958
7
13
Arts (formerly The Art Digest), 1951-1964
7
14
Asia Society, 1962-1964
7
15
Baltimore Art Museum, undated, 1950-1968
2 Folders
7
16-17
The Barnes Foundation, 1950-1951
7
18
Berenice Kandeland Associates, 1963
7
19
Berkshire Arts Center, 1960
7
20
Berkshire Museum, 1968
7
21
Betty McLean Gallery, 1951-1952
7
22
Bianchini Gallery, 1960, undated
7
23
Birmingham Museum of Art, 1951-1959
7
24
Boston Arts Festival, 1956-1961
7
25
Brandeis University, 1954-1961
7
26
Bristol Art Museum, 1964-1968
3 Folders
7
27-29
Brockton Art Center, 1969-1970
7
30
The Brooklyn Museum, 1951-1968, undated
2 Folders
7
31-32
The Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1969-1970
7
33
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, 1951-1960
7
34
Brown University, 1957
7
35
Bundy Art Gallery, undated, 1957-1963
2 Folders
7
36-37
Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, 1957-1968
7
38
Butler Art Institute, circa 1950s
7
39
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1950-1968
7
40
Capricorn Gallery, 1967
7
41
Carneal House Gallery, 1961
7
42
Carnegie Institute, undated, 1950-1968
10 Folders
7
43-52
Carroll Reece Museum, 1968-1969
7
53
Charles M. Feingarten Gallery, 1958
7
54
Christie's, 1969-1979, undated
7
55
Cincinnati Modern Art Society, 1951-1952
7
56
City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1954-1970, undated
7 Folders
7
57-63
Cleveland Museum of Art, 1959-1968, undated
5 Folders
7
64-68
Colgate University, 1954-1973
7
69
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1953-1967
4 Folders
7
70-73
Columbia University, Casa Italiana, 1957
7
74
The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, 1955-1961
7
75
Committee of Artists' Societies at The New York World's Fair (1964-1965), 1964
7
76
Contemporary Arts Center, 1955-1961
7
77
Contemporary Arts Museum, 1957-1966
2 Folders
7
78-79
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1956-1963
4 Folders
7
80-83
Cornell University, 1950-1968
7
84
Cranbook Academy of Art, 1953
7
85
Currier Gallery of Art, 1969
7
86
The Cushman Gallery, Inc., 1957-1958
7
87
Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts, 1960-1962
7
88
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1953-1968, undated
2 Folders
7
89-90
Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center, 1962-1968
7
91
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 1953-1965
7
92
The Dayton Art Institute, 1951-1960
7
93
DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, 1955-1974
2 Folders
7
94-95
Denver Art Museum, 1954-1963
4 Folders
7
96-99
Des Moines Art Center, 1954-1963
3 Folders
7
100-102
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1950-1960
3 Folders
7
103-105
De Witt and De Hart Residential Interiors, undated
7
106
Downtown Gallery, 1954-1968
7
107
Duke University, 1962-1964
7
108
East Cleveland Museum Galleries, 1964
7
109
Egone Gallery, 1958
7
110
Elvehjem Art Center, University of Wisconsin, 1969-1974
7
111
Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1961
7
112
Esther Robles Gallery, 1958-1959
7
113
Fairweather Hardin Gallery, 1959-1960
7
114
Finch College Museum, 1961-1964
7
115
Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, 1951
7
116
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, undated, 1957-1973
3 Folders
7
117-119
Frank Perls Galleries, 1953-1968
7
120
Frick Art Reference Library, 1962
7
121
Fulton Gallery, 1975
7
122
The Gallery of Modern Art, the Huntingdon Hartford Collection, 1965-1967, undated
7
123
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1952-1973
7
124
Grinnell College, 1968-1969
7
125
The Guild Hall, 1953
7
126
Harriet Griffin Gallery, 1976
7
127
The High Museum of Art, 1968
7
128
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1976-1978
7
129
The Hyde Collection, 1959
7
130
Illinois Wesleyan University, School of Art, 1954-1963
7
131
Indiana University, Department of Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts Department, 1950-1968
7
132
Institute of Contemporary Art, 1958-1962
2 Folders
7
133-134
The International Culture Center for Youth in Jerusalem, 1958
7
135
Iowa State Teachers College, 1956-1957
7
136
The Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, 1959-1968
7
137
Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 1959
7
138
Italian Embassy, Cultural Division, undated, 1956-1963
7
139
Italian Historical Society of America, 1967
7
140
The J. B. Speed Art Gallery, 1970
8
1
James Gallery, 1959
8
2
James David Gallery, 1966
8
3
Jefferson Place Gallery, 1959-1961, undated
8
4
The Jewish Museum (New York), 1958, undated
8
5
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 1966
8
6
Joseph Devernay Contemporary Art, undated, 1972-1984
8
7
Joslyn Art Museum, 1955-1963
8
8
The Junior Art Gallery, 1954-1955
8
9
Kansas City Public Library, 1953-1954
8
10
Kansas State College, 1958
8
11
Katonah Gallery, 1960-1964
8
12
Kent State University, Van Deusen Art Gallery, 1966
8
13
Kimball Art Foundation, 1968
8
14
La Boetie (New York), 1972-1978
8
15
La Napoule Art Foundation, Henry Clewes Foundation, 1956-1957
8
16
Landau Gallery, 1953-1967
8
17
Larcada Gallery, 1971-1972
8
18
Laurent Galleries, 1974
8
19
Layton Art Institute, 1951-1952
8
20
Lee Gallery, 1956
8
21
The Library of Congress, undated, 1973
8
22
Long Island Arts Center, 1964
8
23
Los Angeles County Art Museum, 1951-1968, undated
2 Folders
8
24-25
M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, 1956
8
26
M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., 1955-1969, undated
8
27
MacDowell Colony, undated
8
28
Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, undated, 1962-1965
8
29
Marlborough Gallery, Inc., 1974
8
30
Martha Jackson Gallery, 1953-1959, undated
8
31
Martin Schweig Gallery, 1955-1959
8
32
The Maryland Institute College of Art, undated, 1976-1977
8
33
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, undated, 1955-1964
3 Folders
8
34-36
Mattatuck Museum, 1963-1967
8
37
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, 1975
8
38
Metro International Magazine of Contemporary Art, 1961-1963
8
39
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950-1968
2 Folders
8
40-41
Miami Museum of Modern Art, 1961
8
42
Michigan State University, 1959
8
43
Mills College, 1957-1963
8
44
Milwaukee Art Center, 1964-1969
8
45
Milwaukee Art Institute, 1952-1956
8
46
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, 1951-1955, undated
4 Folders
8
47-50
The Mint Museum, 1965-1966
8
51
Mississippi State College for Women, 1971
8
52
Mount Holyoke College, 1951-1961
8
53
Mount Vernon Art Association, 1955
8
54
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, 1954-1958
8
55
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1955-1960, undated
2 Folders
8
56-57
Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, 1954-1974, undated
4 Folders
8
58-61
The Museum of Modern Art (New York), 1949-1970, undated
16 Folders
8
62-77
The Museum of Primitive Art, 1964
8
78
Myrtle Todes Art Gallery, 1957
8
79
Nardin Galleries, 1976
8
80
National Gallery of Art, 1969-1970
8
81
The National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1969
8
82
Nebraska Art Association, 1963
8
83
The Newark Museum, 1956-1978
8
84
New Canaan Library, 1956
8
85
New Haven Festival of Arts, 1958
8
86
New Jersey State Museum, 1971-1978
8
87
New York University, circa 1960s
8
88
The North Carolina Museum of Art, 1957-1966, undated
8
89
North Shore Community Art Center, 1959-1969
8
90
Oakland Art Museum, 1957
8
91
Oberlin College, The Dudley Peter Allen Memorial Art Museum, 1955-1957
8
92
Ohio University, 1953-1954
8
93
The Ohio State University, 1953
8
94
Pan American Union, 1968
8
95
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1960
8
96
Pasadena Art Museum, 1958
8
97
Paul Kantor Gallery, 1960-1961
8
98
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1950-1967, undated
2 Folders
8
99-100
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1959-1966
2 Folders
8
101-102
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Art Sales and Rental Gallery, 1967, undated
8
103
Phoenix Art Museum, 1968
8
104
Portland Art Museum, 1951-1952
8
105
Prakapas Gallery, 1977
8
106
Princeton University, the Art Museum, 1969-1974, undated
8
107
Providence Art Club, 1959-1960
8
108
Randolph Macon Woman's College, 1959
8
109
The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, 1950-1955
8
110
Rhode Island School of Design, 1955-1959
8
111
Richard Feigen Gallery, 1958-1962
8
112
Rutgers University, University Art Gallery, 1976-1977
8
113
Sanford Hanauer Associates, 1967-1969
8
114
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1953-1968
2 Folders
8
115-116
Sara Barnes Roby Foundation, 1962-1966
8
117
Sara Lawrence College, 1959-1960
8
118
Scott Elliott Gallery, undated, 1974
8
119
The Sculptor's Guild, 1961
8
120
Seattle Art Museum, 1965-1969
8
121
Smith College, 1957
8
122
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, 1951-1966
2 Folders
8
123-124
The Society of the Four Arts, 1951-1954
8
125
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, undated, 1954-1978
4 Folders
8
126-129
Southern Vermont Art Center, 1968
8
130
The Spanish International Pavilion Foundation, 1968
8
131
Spencer A. Samuels and Company, Ltd., 1967
8
132
Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, 1952
8
133
St. Louis Art Museum, undated, 1978
8
134
St. Paul Art Center, 1963
8
135
State University of New York, State Teachers College, 1953-1955
8
136
Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1958
8
137
Syracuse University, College of Fine Arts, 1956
8
138
Three Two Seven Gallery, Inc., 1961
8
139
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1955
8
140
The Toledo Museum of Art, 1951-1968
2 Folders
8
141-142
University of Bridgeport, 1968-1969
9
1
University of California at Berkeley, 1959-1967
9
2
University of Colorado at Boulder, undated, 1956-1968
9
3
University of Georgia, undated, 1966-1967
9
4
University of Illinois, Department of Art, College of Fine and Applied Arts, undated, 1950-1964
4 Folders
9
5-8
University of Iowa, undated, 1954
9
9
University of Miami, Lowe Galleries, 1954
9
10
University of Michigan, 1954-1963
2 Folders
9
11-12
University of Minnesota, The University Gallery, 1955-1956
9
13
University of Nebraska Art Galleries, 1951-1963
3 Folders
9
14-16
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Center, 1964-1976
9
17
University of Notre Dame, 1958-1974, undated
2 Folders
9
18-19
University of South Florida, 1966-1967
9
20
University of Virginia, Mary Washington College, undated, 1956-1965
2 Folders
9
21-22
Valley House, 1956-1959
9
23
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, 1950-1959, undated
9
24
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1954-1976
4 Folders
9
25-28
Walker Art Center, undated, 1953-1964
4 Folders
9
29-32
Washburn Gallery, undated, 1964-1978
9
33
Washington Square Galleries, 1964
9
34
Washington University, Department of Art and Archaeology, 1952-1963, undated
6 Folders
9
35-40
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, undated, 1974
9
41
Wellesley College, 1964
9
42
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1950-1965
3 Folders
9
43-45
Wildenstein and Co., Inc., 1956, undated
9
46
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Atkins Museum of the Fine Arts, 1953-1968, undated
5 Folders
9
47-51
Williams College Museum of Art, 1971
9
52
Wisconsin University, Department of Art Education, 1951-1953
9
53
Worcester Art Museum, 1952-1970
9
54
World House Gallery, 1956-1962
9
55
Yale University Art Gallery, 1953-1968
4 Folders
9
56-59
Yale University Christian Association, 1960, undated
9
60

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